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Section 34-21-1 Definitions. For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the
respective meanings ascribed by this section: (1) ADVISORY COUNCILS. Advisory councils provided
for under the terms of this chapter. (2) BOARD. The Board of Nursing created hereunder. (3)
COMPACT. The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact provided in Article 7. (4) COORDINATED LICENSE
INFORMATION SYSTEM. A licensing integrated database and process for collecting, storing, and
sharing nurse licensure and enforcement information that includes all licensed registered
nurses and licensed practical/vocational nurses. The system includes all disciplinary history
of each nurse, as administered by a nonprofit organization and controlled by licensing boards.
(5) LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE. A person who is currently licensed to practice practical nursing.
For the purposes of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact, practical nursing includes practice
as a licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, or... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-21-2 Board of Nursing generally. (a) There is created the Board of Nursing, which
shall be composed of 13 members to be appointed and have the duties and powers enumerated
in this section. The membership of the board shall be inclusive and reflect the racial, gender,
geographic, urban/rural, and economic diversity of the state. In order to insure continuity
of administration, the nine board members provided for by Section 3 of Act 427, Regular Session
1975, shall continue to serve to the completion of the term for which they are serving. The
Governor, within 60 days of January 1, 1984, shall appoint a tenth member who shall be a licensed
practical nurse for a term of four years from a list of nominees furnished him or her by the
Alabama Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Incorporated, or its successor organization.
As the terms of all board members expire, their successors shall be appointed for terms of
four years each. Vacancies in unexpired terms shall be filled in... - 13K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-21-121 Definitions. For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall
have the following meanings: (1) ADVERSE ACTION. Any administrative, civil, equitable, or
criminal action permitted by the law of a state which is imposed by a licensing board or other
authority against a nurse, including actions against the license or multistate licensure privilege
of an individual, including revocation, suspension, probation, monitoring of a licensee, limitations
on the practice of the licensee, the bringing of a cease and desist action against the licensee,
or any other encumbrance on licensure affecting the authorization of a nurse to practice.
(2) ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM. A nondisciplinary monitoring program approved by a licensing board.
(3) COMMISSION. The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators. (4) COMPACT.
The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact created by this article. (5) COORDINATED LICENSURE INFORMATION
SYSTEM. An integrated process for collecting,... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-21-122 General provisions and jurisdiction. (a) A multistate license to practice
registered or licensed practical nursing issued by a home state to a resident in that state
shall be recognized by each party state as authorizing a nurse to practice as a registered
nurse or as a licensed practical nurse, under a multistate licensure privilege, in each party
state. (b) A state shall implement procedures for considering the criminal history records
of applicants for initial multistate licensure or licensure by endorsement. The procedures
shall include the submission of fingerprints or other biometric-based information by applicants
for the purpose of obtaining the criminal history record information of an applicant from
the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the agency responsible for retaining the criminal
records of that state. (c) Each party state shall require an applicant to satisfy all of the
following to obtain or retain a multistate license in his or her home state: (1)... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 45-49-42.01 Definitions. (a) MASSAGE. The manipulations of the soft tissue of the human
body either by hand or with mechanical or electrical apparatus. The term does not include
diagnosis or any service or procedure performed by the following individuals while engaged
in the personal performance of the duties of their respective professions: (1) Physicians,
surgeons, chiropractors, osteopaths, nurses, physical therapists, or other allied health professions
who are licensed or registered to practice their respective professions under the laws of
the State of Alabama. (2) Barbers and cosmetologists licensed under the laws of the state
provided that the massage is limited to the head, neck, scalp, feet, and hands. (3) Accredited
high schools and colleges and coaches and trainers of the institutions while acting within
the scope of employment. (4) Trainers of any amateur, semiprofessional athlete, or athletic
team. (5) Massage therapists. (b) MASSAGE PARLOR. Any establishment,... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-18-6 Violations; good Samaritan provisions; scope of privilege; control of emergency
scene; penalties. (a) It shall be a Class A misdemeanor for any person, firm, company, corporation,
organization, facility, or agency to do any of the following: (1) Deliberately hinder, obstruct,
or interfere with an officer, inspector, or duly authorized agent of the board while in the
performance of official duties. (2) Deliberately hinder, obstruct, or interfere with any physician,
licensed nurse, licensed EMSP, or emergency personnel exempt from licensure under this article
while that individual is providing emergency care to a third person or while that individual
is assisting at the scene of an emergency, directing traffic at the scene of an emergency,
or managing or helping to manage the scene of an emergency. (3) Violate subsection (c) or
(d). (4) Offer, provide, or perform, without a license or certificate to do so, an emergency
medical service or other function which, under this... - 6K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 31-9-40 Compact adopted and enacted. The Emergency Management Assistance Compact is
enacted into law and entered with all jurisdictions mutually adopting the compact in the form
substantially as follows: THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT Article I - Purpose
and Authorities. This compact is made and entered into by and between the participating member
states which enact this compact, hereinafter called party states. For the purpose of this
agreement, the term "states" is taken to mean the several states, the Commonwealth
of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. territorial possessions. The purpose
of this compact is to provide for mutual assistance between the states entering into this
compact in managing any emergency or disaster that is duly declared by the governor of the
affected state or states, whether arising from natural disaster, technological hazard, man-made
disaster, civil emergency aspects of resources shortages, community disorders,... - 15K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 25-4-10 Employment. (a) Subject to other provisions of this chapter, "employment"
means: (1) Any service performed prior to January 1, 1978, which was employment as defined
in this section prior to such date and, subject to the other provisions of this section, services
performed for remuneration after December 31, 1977, including service in interstate commerce,
by: a. Any officer of a corporation; or b. Any individual who, under the usual common law
rules applicable in determining the employer-employee relationship, has the status of an employee;
or c. Any individual other than an individual who is an employee under paragraphs a. or b.
of this subdivision (1) who performs services for remuneration for any person: 1. As an agent-driver
or commission-driver engaged in distributing meat products, bakery products, beverages (other
than milk) or laundry or dry cleaning services for a principal; 2. As a traveling or city
salesman engaged upon a full-time basis in the solicitation on... - 38K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-18-50 Enactment and text of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate
Compact. The Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact is hereby enacted
into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in form substantially
as follows: SECTION 1. PURPOSE In order to protect the public through verification of competency
and ensure accountability for patient care related activities all states license emergency
medical services (EMS) personnel, such as emergency medical technicians (EMTs), advanced EMTs
and paramedics. This Compact is intended to facilitate the day to day movement of EMS personnel
across state boundaries in the performance of their EMS duties as assigned by an appropriate
authority and authorize state EMS offices to afford immediate legal recognition to EMS personnel
licensed in a member state. This Compact recognizes that states have a vested interest in
protecting the public's health and safety... - 41K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-21-125 Coordinated licensure information system; exchange of information. (a) All
party states shall participate in a coordinated licensure information system of all licensed
registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. This system shall include information on
the licensure and disciplinary history of each nurse, as submitted by party states, to assist
in the coordination of nurse licensure and enforcement efforts. (b) The commission, in consultation
with the administrator of the coordinated licensure information system, shall formulate necessary
and proper procedures for the identification, collection, and exchange of information under
this compact. (c) All licensing boards shall promptly report to the coordinated licensure
information system any adverse action, any current significant investigative information,
denials of applications with the reasons for the denials, and nurse current participation
in alternative programs known to the licensing board, regardless of... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

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